Transport: Model Railroaders

In Detroit last week assembled more than 200 people united by a common passion—the construction and operation of model railroads with such elaborate attention to detail and conformity to scale that they feel entitled to resent the word "toys." This was the third annual convention of the National Model Railroad Association, and its members discussed such things as the best ways of ballasting track and handling steam boilers with as much warmth as the operating vice president of the Southern would discuss parallel maintenance problems with the superintendent of his Atlanta division....

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